Mirdita Costume Painted by Great Chinese Master
Albanian Daily News
Published March 17, 2017

The well-known Chinese painter, Liu Yi, currently in Tirana in occasion of the 2nd Tirana International Watercolor Biennale, made a rare demonstration in the library established inside the Prime Ministry, by realizing through a live-technique the Albanian national costume while interacting with his model. He chose a traditional costume of Mirdita, decorated with numerous fancyworks that represent the antique national symbols. The artist realized with maximal perfection this costume characteristic elements stunning the viewers present during his performance. 

Liu Yi is one of the most acclaimed artists all over the world. He has been awarded a series a first prizes for his magic work with the watercolors. He is currently lector in China’s Picture and Design University and member of the Chinese Artists Association. The medal “Charles Comfort” was awarded to Liu Yiu in Canada in 2004. 

His works of art are part of numerous exhibitions and also private and public collections in a large number of museums. 





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